James B. Montgomery Sr.

James B. Montgomery Sr., 73, of Pittsfield, Pa., passed away Oct. 9, 2020, after a sudden heart attack at his home.

He was born Feb. 14, 1947, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son to the late James B. and Rosella (Greenert) Montgomery.

James went to Edinboro University where he met his wife, Patricia, of 49 years. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force, SAC, 95th Security Police Squad and then went to work for the state employment office for several years before he started his own business, York Mountain Enterprises. James was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. He was a private person who was a devoted husband and father. He also loved dogs, including his furry companion, Ranger.

James is survived by his loving wife, Patricia “Tish” (Hyde) Montgomery; his son, Jim (Lori) Montgomery Jr. of Pittsfield; his step-grandchildren: Aubrey and David Grant and Joe and Cassidy Confer; his step-great-grandchildren: Marlo Grant, Presley and Callie Confer; his sister-in-law, Marilyn (Bill) Gall of New Smyrna Beach, Fla,; a brother-in-law, Jesse (Colleen) Hyde of Shinglehouse, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

Per James’ wishes, no service will be held.

Memorial donations may be made to Paws Along the River Humane Society, 212 Elm St., Warren, PA 16365.

The Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, in Youngsville, have been entrusted with all arrangements.

Condolences to the family may be made at www. nelsonfuneralhome.net.